3 family members hit by pick-up truck in Bridgeport - WFSB 3 Connecticut

3 family members hit by pick-up truck in Bridgeport; 4-year-old dies


A 4-year-old girl died from her injuries she suffered after being hit by a pick-up truck Friday night.

Michael Szabo Jr. and his grandfather Michael Szabo Sr. along with 4-year-old Jayden Szabo were crossing Boston Avenue from Bell Street going to a grocery store in the area around 5 p.m.

The three family members were standing on the center median when they were hit by Luis Pagan, 21, of Bridgeport. According to police, Pagan told investigators that he was cut off by another vehicle, which he swerved to avoid and caused him to hit the family.

Pagan could not describe the vehicle to police and said it fled the scene.

The crash is under investigation by the Bridgeport Police Department. No charges have been filed at this time.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Bridgeport Police Department at 203-576-7640.

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